The rocky waters of relationships on the job are best navigated with eyes wide open. We bring you tips on how to deal with the high-risk work-life triangle that can put more than your career in jeopardy. Working together is high risk, but offers high returns, too.
Redundancy is perhaps one of the most traumatic events in an employee’s working life. The impact that this has on an employee is far reaching – it does not only affect that employee but it will also affect the morale, motivation and productivity of the employees who ‘survived’.
The most tedious chore for a candidate and the worst nightmare of any employer looking for a new staff member, is the search and selection process that could make or break your chances of getting a new job. So how do you deal with it?
This is your time to shine. When seeking a new career, the job interview is the process through which you, as a potential employee are evaluated by an employer for prospective employment in their organisation.
‘Please sir, can I have some more?’ Do you remember the tension in that scene by Charles Dickens, when the young Oliver Twist dares to ask for more food? Negotiating about money is at the very top of the discomfort zone.
Simple is better. Employers tend to avoid long talks because time is precious. Too many job seekers make the interview process more complicated than need be, thinking they need to do something special to stand out.
If you do a simple Google search you will end up with millions of websites showing you different ways of how to write a CV – I got 189 million results in 0.94 seconds.
“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value”. I decided to start my article by borrowing these wise words, said by a wiser individual, Albert Einstein, since they summarise perfectly what one needs to always aim for when doing business – Adding Value.
Effective meetings are a critically essential activity in running a business. You need meetings to make decisions, reach agreements and develop solutions. They harness the combined wisdom of your staff to invent products, increase sales, improve productivity, plan strategies, and create success.